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Topic: Major League Baseball

Why Baseball Clubs Are Resorting to Feather Boas and Booze

Even if they risk striking out

In a bid to attract more female ticket buyers, nine Major League Baseball clubs will market Ladies Nights during the 2015 season: the Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota…

New MLB Commish Says Digital Media and Hispanic Marketing Can Grow Baseball

Rob Manfred also wants faster play, in-market streaming and more social

Rob Manfred's reign as the 10th commissioner of Major League Baseball will begin in earnest Sunday night with the first pitch of the regular season. The 56-year-old former lawyer, who…

How Louisville Slugger Became the Only Bat You Know by Name

From Pete Browning to Derek Jeter

Photo: Nick Ferrari It happens at two minutes and 12 seconds into this Major League Baseball video. No, not Derek Jeter's final hit—a high chopper to the left side of the…

So Starbucks Is Really Good at Instagram Videos, Too

Coffee chain headlines the week's top brands

Whether or not Starbucks' actual coffee gets you buzzing, the retailer's marketing efforts always seem like a pretty good wake-up call to the competition. The Seattle-based brand has shown rare ability…

Hollister's Instagram Strategy Gives Hope to Social Retail

Gains traction with music clips

While sports marketers continue to be mainstays in the Adweek/Shareablee top 10 brands on Instagram video weekly chart, Hollister is a rare retailer to garner a slot in our rankings. The…

Ad of the Day: Proud New Yorkers (and a Few Other Familiar Faces) Tip Their Hats to Derek Jeter

Jordan Brand's round of respect for a retiring legend

Respect. That’s what Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees is about. Everyone from Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan to Yankee haters tip their caps to Jeter in an epic…

World Cup Helps FC Barcelona Win Big on Instagram

Social video rankings favor sports and simplicity

While sports fans around the globe have been glued to their TV sets for the World Cup, social media marketers for FC Barcelona have made great use of the huge…

Instagram Users Show Their Love of World Cup Soccer

They also underscore the randomness of the Internet

The Internet just fails to make sense sometimes, and this week's Adweek/Shareablee top 10 brands using Instagram video represents another example of its random nature. While it's not at all surprising…

U.S. Soccer Team Scores on Instagram

World Cup fever comes to social video

If your sports business friends don't know that the typical athletics-focused consumer seems to love Instagram video, do them a favor and tell them. United States Soccer is the latest…

Big Brands React to Luis Suarez’s World Cup Biting Incident

Bud Light, Listerine, Snickers sink their teeth into social buzz

In the moments after Uruguay soccer player Luis Suarez apparently bit Italia's Giorgio Chiellini at the end of an exciting World Cup game today, Twitter exploded with often comedic buzz—and…

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